Sometimes my mainframe roots betray me.   Let me take you back to those days when men were men and so on. 

Back then a read was a read.  It went from request to i/o handler to disk controller.  No stopping for idle chat with the locking subsystem.  Every millisecond counted.

But with Microsoft SQL Server a read (aka “SELECT” command) is not a just a read anymore,

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